Jan 24, 2013 10:00am PST
and the vice-president, and that is because there is already growing speculation that vice-president joe biden may seek his boss' job in 2016 and so may our outgoing secretary of state. and wouldn't that be interesting? where would president obama line up? who would you back if you were president obama? well, white house press secretary jay carney yesterday side-stepped a question over who has the better legacy, mr. biden or mrs. clinton. >> those kind of assessments, i think, i'm sure made repeatedly in the future, those two individuals. i think for the sake and sanity of all involved, it's worth taking a little bit of a break from presidential ewilkes year politics. >> megyn: oh, it's like he doesn't know us as all. (laughter) joining us now our fox news digital politics editor, host of power play on foxnews.com, chris stirewalt. the reason we ask as the press, we hear that the potential candidates are starting to stir the pot a little, including vice-president joe biden, who had a little get together recently that looked a lot like the possible launch of a campaign. there are reports in pol
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
joe biden is holding a talk on gun violence today. it is a modern-day version of roosevelt's fireside chat only this will be a google fireside hangout. the online meeting starts at 1:45 eastern this afternoon and lasts for half an hour. biden will be alongside venture capital ist guy wysocki and phil defranco. they're discussing the new policies on curbing gun violence. biden has scheduled his first gun safety trip. friday, he's headed to richmond, virginia to discuss president obama's efforts on gun violence. it is a start of an outside push to build support for the president's new policies and while obama will likely also hit the road soon, for now he's staying home. biden will be joined by other administration officials and by virginia senator tim kaine. >>> the house has passed a short-term extension on the debt ceiling, giving the country until may 18th to negotiate the limit and new budget priorities. as part of yesterday's deal though republicans are stepping up their austerity campaign and demanding steep cuts from president obama before they raise the debt ceiling. the g.o.p.
Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
weapons. along with the vice president joe biden, who will hold his own fire side chat on google plus this afternoon to talk about the president's sweeping and ambitious gun control plan, then in a matter of hours, the pent gaunt is set to make a ground breaking change. leon panetta will shatter the so-called brass ceiling and lift the ban on women serving on the front lines of combat. >> the most hard-bitten combat veterans knew this was inevitable, but the announcement yesterday sent shock waves through the military and pentagon. >> bottom line, it has to be done. it we want to be there, we should be there. if we choose to serve and have the physical capability to do so, we should be there. >> as we speak, happening right now, john kerry is on the hill for what is expected to be smooth sailing. the confirmation hearing of secretary of state. he began with a spirited defense of the woman he will be replacing and then he got emotional. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood, but equally proud that so, too, is the foreign service. my father's work und